New Delhi: In a good news for Delhi residents heading to work on Friday morning, the fuel prices in the national capital have been decreased further.
While petrol price has been decreased by Rs 0.19, diesel rates have been slashed by Rs 0.14. After the cut, petrol will now be available at 79.18 per litre and diesel at Rs 73.64 per litre.
The fuel prices have also been reduced in Mumbai. Commuters can now get a litre of petrol for Rs 84.68 in the financial capital, registering a decrease of Rs 0.18. Diesel will cost Mumbaikars 77.18 per litre, a reduction of Rs 0.14.
The fuel prices had earlier witnessed a relentless hike in the country, burning a hole in the common commuter’s pocket.
In this regard, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had on October 4 announced a reduction of Rs 2.50 per litre on both petrol and diesel prices after curbing excise duty on the commodity by Rs 1.50 per litre and urged respective state governments to slash the same amount at their end.